Commemorating the Menstrual Hygiene Day KMVites Take Pledge for Menstrual Hygiene Awareness

Menstrual HygieneJalandhar May 30 (Jaswinder Azad)- KMV-the Heritage & Autonomous institution ranked No. 1 college of India (Various categories by India Today) along with JCI Jalandhar city jointly took a pledge to spread menstrual hygiene awareness among girls and women in their localities and various other areas of the city. This activity was organized to commemorate the Menstrual Hygiene Day. The students will sensitize the women regarding various issues related to their health like infertility, cervical cancer and anaemia etc. The pledge was taken under the project ‘Prayas’ undertaken by JCI India and the institution has volunteered to join them in spreading this consciousness among women. Principal Prof.(Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that being the student of this premier institution it is the social responsibility of the students as well as the teachers to bring out the awareness in the society on major health issues. She further maintained that sanitary napkins should be used for proper menstrual hygiene and well being. Dr Gurjot, Dr Madhumeet, Dr Monica Sharma & Dr Veena Deepak were among the teachers present on this occasion.

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